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Rock Island County AOK Partners

The Rock Island County All Our Kids Early Childhood Network is a community-based collaboration that consists of partners who share a common interest in supporting families with young children to get the best start in life. Knowing that individual program efforts are not enough, AOK Network partners work together to connect and coordinate services as they address current child and family priorities. AOK Network partners are those agencies who have made a commitment  to being collaborative partners in achieving the goals and vision of the Network. 

In the Rock Island County AOK Network there are two levels of partnership:  Network Supporter and Network Partner are asked to select the level of partnership they wish to have within the Network.

Current FY 23 Partnership Agreement


Network Supporter:

  • Inform clients, families, and program and/or agency staff of Network activities as appropriate

  • Contribute to the continuous learning process through data sharing and analysis

  • Participate in and/ or share information related to activities, opportunities, and programs that support the vision and goals of the Network as able.

  • Support the capacity and membership of the Network by sharing information, facilitating access to resources, services, and seeking opportunities for collaboration

  • Promote the All Our Kids Early Childhood Network within the community

  • Participate in identifying early childhood resources through linkages and collaboration within and outside of the AOK Network

  • Use connections and relationships as a resource in order to share knowledge, make further connections, and solve problem


Network Partner:

  • All of the above, plus:

  • Actively Attend Rock Island County AOK meetings through attending (targeted a minimum of 50% annual attendance)

  • Provide a representative to attend Network and/or Workgroup meetings and participate in AOK sponsored events and activities as able.

  • Share program-related information with AOK members, including needs and opportunities

  • Participate in the annual self-assessment of the AOK Network

  • Update Network Coordinator of programmatic changes, including staffing

  • Participate in community assessment activities, as requested, in support of strategic planning and funding requirements

  • Contribute to community assessment data collection efforts

  • Participate in joint training, evaluation, and planning activities toward the achievement of Rock Island County AOK strategic plan goals

  • Support the expansion of membership and engagement to enhance the network’s building capacity

  • Engage, as able, within joint planning process to achieve a high quality, well-coordinated, easily accessible system of care regarding child and family outcomes.

  • Inform your own Agency staff and/ or Participants of Network activities. Representatives and other staff members are invited to participate on workgroups and in Network activities.

Current Partners Include:

  • Aldridge Early Learning Center

  • Augustana College

  • Bettendorf Family Museum

  • Birth to Five Illinois

  • Black Hawk Area Special Education District

  • Black Hawk Community College

  • Center for Youth and Family Services

  • Child Care Resource & Referral of Midwestern Illinois

  • Community Health Care

  • East Moline School District #37

  • EveryChild

  • Family Resources

  • Genesis Health System 

  • In A Kid's World

  • It's a Child's World

  • Jefferson Early Learning Center

  • Mercado on Fifth

  • Meridian

  • MetroLINK

  • Moline Public Library

  • Moline Kid's Campus

  • Moline School District #41

  • Pregnancy Resources

  • Prevent Child Abuse Illinois

  • Project NOW Head Start

  • Quad Cities Open Network

  • River Bend Food Bank

  • Robert Young Center

  • Rock Island's Children's Advocacy Center

  • Rock Island County Court Services

  • Rock Island County Health Department

  • Rock Island County Regional Office of Education

  • Rock Island Library

  • Rock Island-Milan School District #41

  • Safe Families for Children

  • Skip-a-Long Family and Community Services

  • Southpark Psychology

  • St. Ambrose University

  • Two Rivers YMCA

  • United Way of the Quad Cities

  • Unity Point Health - Trinity

  • University of Illinois Extension Office

  • Western Illinois University

  • World Relief Quad Cities

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